DIY specialist Laura Kampf needed some extra storage for her electric city bike. She did what any enterprising young creator would do — she made one herself. Using a beer keg, scrap metal, and her own ingenuity, Laura created the perfect sidecar, with a healthy dose of DIY style.
Migrant Mother is one of the most iconic photographs in American history. Taken by Dorothea Lange, the picture depicts Florence Owens Thompson and her children at a pea-pickers' camp in California during The Great Depression. In this video essay, Evan Puschak explains how Lange captured the historic image.
Jumping rope is one of the best ways to burn calories, and now you can train and track at the same time with this smart rope. The rope combines form and function with comfortable 45 degree angled handles to help make this age-old workout more interesting. Other ropes on the market provide tracking, but none have a strand of bright white LEDs that are visible while you're jumping. View jump counts, calories burned, or the duration of your workout as the rope swings in front of you. All the data is then transmitted via Bluetooth to a smartphone app — meaning all you have to supply is some sweat and an epic workout soundtrack.
Medium 101 inches / 258 cm
Large : 107 inches / 274 cm
Full charge in 2 hours / 36 hours of use / Lithium Polymer Battery
Bluetooth 4.0 LE two-way communication with smartphone
Made in Boulder, Colorado, these plant-based waffles are an energy bar alternative, great for snacking in-between meals, after a workout, mid-trail or mid-ride. The modern take on a centuries-old tradition uses a brioche-based dough that cold-ferments overnight. It's then infused with pearl sugar imported from Belgium and finished in an authentic Liège waffle iron. They're best toasted in a conventional toaster, and you should never microwave them. If you're taking them on the go or you're just short on time, let them thaw for a few hours and enjoy at room temperature. They arrive partially frozen in environmentally friendly, compostable packaging and should be thrown in the freezer immediately. Available in original and gluten-free varieties.
Sold as a pack of 6.
Serving Size 1 Vafel (80g) / 6 Servings per container
Nutrition & Ingredients: 10g Total Fat / 2.3g Saturated Fat / 3.3g Polyunsaturated Fat / 383g Monounsaturated Fat / 310mg Sodium / 50g Total Carbohydrates / 2g Dietary Fiber / 18g Total Sugars / 5g Protein / 20.9mg Calcium / 2.2mg Iron / 89mg Potassium
41 years ago, Electric Light Orchestra's second single for their Out of the Blue double album hit the airwaves and made the metallic clang of a fire extinguisher a musical instrument. Out of the Blue, with its classic '70s artwork and Jeff Lynne at his best, would sell over 10 million copies and solidify the band as one of the biggest groups of the biggest era in rock 'n' roll. Celebrating just over four decades, ELO released this trippy animated video to commemorate the occasion and one of Lynne's favorite songs.
The cue cards are just as important to the success of Saturday Night Live as the cast members, weekly hosts, costumes, and sets. So much so, they've actually become a character of their own. The man behind the cards Wally Feresten shares how these handwritten sheets have helped keep the show running since 1975.
The logos and symbols that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has used throughout their history are nearly as iconic as their achievements. This black trucker style mesh cap bears one of their well-known logos, designed in 1975 and nicknamed the "worm." The logo was retired in 1992 and adorns this hat with a gold text embroidered iron-on patch. The 5-panel, high profile snapback cap is lightweight and breathable and adds a nostalgic touch to your casual look.
Created in Solingen, Germany, using a single piece of stainless steel, this chef's knife is ready to be the most important tool in your kitchen. Taking visual cues from the world of traditional metal tools, Veark makes each knife using a drop forging process that leaves the CK01 with a unique pattern on the handle, so no two are alike — while the ergonomic open handle design allows you to hold the knife right at the balance point for an ideal grip. It also has an impressive 58 Rockwell hardness — allowing it to be sharper than most of its competitors, so it's equipped to handle just about any kitchen task you throw its way.
Blade Length: 7.9" / Overall Length: 12.6" / Weight: 7 oz.
50 years ago today, the biggest band in the world put on their final public performance. On the roof of Apple Records' office at 3 Savile Row in London, the Fab Four went out with as big a bang as they came in, putting on an impromptu performance that was one for the ages. This track from the concert is one of their best, from a band that was at their absolute peak.